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Jul 13, 2020
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AST 214 - Descriptive Astronomy W/ Lab
Descriptive Astronomy With Lab
Prerequisite: None

NOTE: There is a $50.00 lab fee for this course

An introduction to visual astronomy: the celestial sphere, constellations, night vision, meteors, comets, the moon, eclipses, celestial navigation, time keeping, the planets, the history of astronomy, light pollution, stellar scintillation, telescopes and cosmic structures. Students will learn about data collection, analysis, hypothesis testing and the ethics of light pollution.

0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture, Lecture and Lab

Physical Science Department

Course Attributes:
GER IIIB-Natural Sciences, LAC T1NS-Natural Science

May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Non Credit

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